The Turkey berry (Solanum torvum) belongs to Solanaceae (the Nightshade family). It is a shrub that is native to the West Indies. Nowadays, it has been introduced and naturalized throughout tropical Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. This shrub is spreading or scrambling and can reach 2-3 m in height. The many prickles are scattered on stems and leaf-surfaces. The leaves are ovate and lobed. The white tubular with 5 pointed lobes bloom in cymes. The fruits are berries and become yellow when fully ripe. It is used horticulturally as a rootstock for eggplant.